Last year's melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet was the worst ever recorded, according to research from the City College of New York.
Last year tied with 2005 as the warmest year on record, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Well, bricks and mortar may be selling for pennies, but it seems there's one type of real estate where the housing boom continues - the virtual world.
Aardman Animations has created the smallest-ever stop-motion film, using a microscope and a Nokia N8 cellphone.
The Large Hadron Collider is up and running, and has produced its first high-energy collisions.
The large Hadron Collider (LHC) has set a new record, accelerating particles to the highest speed yet.